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Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

No. - Nov 17, 2017
Definitely not a shopping post, but there are some very interesting and uniquely Liberian crafts - anything made with lappa (wax print fabric), quilts (lappa fabric and African designs but employing Southern USA quilting patterns - interesting given Liberia's history), and bookshelves/bars made out of old canoes are popular among expats. - Jun 23, 2016
African fabric (lapa) and clothes and bags made from lapa, wood carvings, baskets. - Aug 20, 2015
If you like African paintings and wood carvings, there are plenty. Some say a lot of the carvings are imported from China and not really local. Colorful fabrics. - Dec 19, 2013
There are paintings and tribal masks and jewelry you can purchase. There are shops around the embassy, but as they know most people that buy from them are TDYers, they are quite a bit overpriced. Search around a bit. - Dec 24, 2012
Tribal masks, quilts, funky sculptures made from reclaimed AK-47s, wood carvings, having clothes made from the funky printed fabrics. - Aug 3, 2010
Very little. Many crafts are brought in from neighboring Guinea. There are some locally-crafted masks and textiles. - Jul 13, 2009